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Line breaks: Tar¦awa
Pronunciation: /ˈtarəwə
, təˈrɑːwə/

Definition of Tarawa in English:

An atoll in the South Pacific, one of the Gilbert Islands; population 45,989 (2005). It is the location of Bairiki, the capital of Kiribati.

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